Mind maps are a special type of diagramsused for figurate a piece of information or a note. Mind maps were conceived and developed by Tony Buzan. One can built a complete structure of a single concept by locating it at the centre of a page and attaching related information as branches. It helps in consolidating and summarizing information in a much effective and creative form.
Mind maps can be drawn manually as rough notes, while following a seminar/lecture. Mind map diagrams can be used for breaking down a problem into modules and deriving steps to solve it. Some very famous personalities including Bill Gates have mentioned about using mind maps.